Phebra Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing

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COUNTRY CHANGING CONTENT / ONLINE STORE / MULTI LOGIN SYSTEM

Phebra’s goal was to gain ownership of their website, tweak design and enhance current security and content management.

This large highly customised system was rebuilt with a combination of WordPress, Woocommerce and Advanced Custom Fields. Some special additions include:

  • The ability to show custom content and products for a selected Country
  • Three different levels of Front-end logins showing different content based on each login type
  • An online Ordering system.
  • The ability to easily manage content covering all of the above login / country scenarios
  • Must adhere to the many regulations / systems and tight content approval that Australian Pharmaceutical companies are held to.
  • High level of security
  • Users must be able to easily navigate and use this website with a minimum of complexity.

Slashdot and Phebra spent some time nailing down every single element of this project from basic design to the wording of a status message, due to the very strict guidelines set by government regulation. End result -Much rejoice and two very happy parties! It’s fast, secure, and Admins are loving there new Content Management System.

Phebra Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing

Victorian Diesel Services

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Victorian Diesel Services had been looking at increasing control over their website from a previously locked in template system.

Our Guru Designer (Will) whipped up a beautiful new theme full of vibrant colourful images that played nicely against Vic Diesel’s logo colours. Thrown in with a new interface, and a stronger emphasis on what, why and where. We would have to say this is the nicest Diesel Mechanic website in Australia… Perhaps the Universe 😉

We also have to mention the beautiful new admin system and custom-built WordPress theme. Like most of our themes we heavily use the plugin Advanced Custom Fields which makes using our Admin system an absolute breeze.

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Edge Commercial

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Edge Commercial have been looking at a new website to tie themselves closer to there spiffy new identity makeover.

Using a combination of brochures, new logo and project images passed on from Joseph and his team, we managed to completely transform their tired old Flash Driven website into a modern masterpiece built on WordPress and Advanced Custom Fields.

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LG Creative Projects

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BESPOKE BATHROOMS, STUNNING KITCHENS & RENOVATIONS

Luke and Anthony had been using a Square Space website for some time and were receiving very few leads. The design was fine; however the layout and content were lacking in relevance.

Sitting down with our designer we rebuilt their website in WordPress refocussing on their core business: Bathroom and Kitchen renovations. Also; adding much more prominence to their stunning completed projects whilst emphasising prospective users to call / contact.

The new website made an immediate difference with real leads coming through via phone and email almost immediately.

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Conview Victoria

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Conview Victoria have been looking for a new website to promote their supply and manufacturer of Chinese made steel. One of most important factors for Sharon and the team was our ability to clearly communicate and understand their needs based on their limited English skills. This process covered design, coding and content creation (covered in part by our dedicated SEO Team through Digital Elder).

Sharon is very pleased with the final outcome of this project and the high level of service we have passed through to herself and business partners.

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Horizon Access

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BESPOKE BATHROOMS, STUNNING KITCHENS & RENOVATIONS

Luke and Anthony had been using a Square Space website for some time and were receiving very few leads. The design was fine; however the layout and content were lacking in relevance.

Sitting down with our designer we rebuilt their website in WordPress refocussing on their core business: Bathroom and Kitchen renovations. Also; adding much more prominence to their stunning completed projects whilst emphasising prospective users to call / contact.

The new website made an immediate difference with real leads coming through via phone and email almost immediately.

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Complete Dog Training

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COLOURFUL AND MODERN CUSTOM WORDPRESS SITE

Dietmar has been looking for a colourful modern website that promotes his training services and ties into the “fun” positive process he uses in his lessons. This is what we came up with… And we are pleased to report that both Dietmar and Kath are very pleased with the end result!

This WordPress website used a custom designed template combined with Advanced Custom Fields that allow the client to easily update page content and services.

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Why should you use WordPress for your Website?

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Here’s ten reasons why you should use WordPress for your business website in 2016

In no particular order here are ten very convincing reasons why you should be using WordPress CMS and Slashdot Web Development to power your business website this year

Coming in at #10: It’s easy to learn, easy to use and easy to master

If you have ever created a document using a word processing program like Microsoft Office then you can create a WordPress page. It has a nice easy to use and understand interface and using any number of great visual editing plugins you’ll be dragging and dropping images into you articles, adding sliders, content and features to your website in no time. At Slashdot Web Development we even give you full training on how to use it when you have your site developed with us!

At #9: It’s Open Source…which basically means it’s free to use!

Thousands of very talented people around the world have taken the time to build WordPress.  Open Source software comes with freedom for you to use, modify, build upon, and redistribute the software in any way you like. There’s no licence fees to pay to any one to use the main platform of the software. At Slashdot Website Development we love to actively engage with the WordPress community to find out new and better ways of doing things. We make sure you get the full benefit of this when you choose to have your website built by us.

Sitting at #8: Amazing Functionality

As soon as you install WordPress it comes with some amazingly powerful functionality; blogging, commenting, dropdown menus and so much more. With  just a few more clicks you can add plugins that bring even more  functionality to your site. There really is no limit when you have a web development team behind you that can help you realise your ideas and turn them into web powered reality. We can build you a website from scratch, redesign your existing site or simply build you a plugin to add the functionality you want.

At #7 we have SEO Friendliness

WordPress is optimized for search engines right out of the box. For more fine-grained SEO control, there are plenty of plugins that can do this for you. Google loves WordPress. Your WordPress dashboard will show you exactly how your site is performing and what you can do to get your site zooming through the rankings.

Mobile Friendliness at number #6

WordPress does a fantastic job of being mobile friendly when you have the right design applied to your site. It’s blazingly fast architecture means your site appears and and acts like a mobile site should enabling you to keep your customers on your site and getting you the results you are looking for.

Everybody else is doing it, so should you at #5

With over 75 Million websites being powered by WordPress at the moment you will be sitting in great company. From Walt Disney Company to Herald Sun, from Vogue to Toyota, some of the biggest brands on the planet rely on WordPress to power their online web presence.

At #4, Security, Security and Security

WordPress is developed with security in mind, so it is considered quite safe and secure to run any website. However, just like the real world, the internet can be an uncertain place. A number of real-time plugins help you to monitor your site, leaving you safe in the knowledge your site is being protected from attack. With Automatic Background Updates for Security Releases WordPress is your source for peace of mind web development.

At #3 it’s the sheer Flexibility of the CMS

With WordPress, you can create any type of website you want: a personal blog or website, a photoblog, a business website, a professional portfolio, a government website, a magazine or news website, an online community, even a network of websites. You can make your website beautiful with themes, and extend it with plugins. You can even build your very own application.

Easy User Management at number #2

You don’t always want to give everyone  the same access to your website. Administrators manage the site, editors edit content and  authors and contributors write that content, and subscribers have a profile that they can manage so they can see your content. This lets you have a variety of contributors to your website, with different access for different people.

Plugging away at #1 is Plugins

WordPress comes packed full of features for every user, for every other feature there’s a plugin directory with thousands of plugins. Add complex galleries, social networking, forums, social media widgets, spam protection, calendars, fine-tune controls for search engine optimization, and forms. We can even build new plugins for you that do exactly what you want it to do. Adding functionality to your site could be as simple as plugging in a plugin and configuring it for you. Wed Development doesn’t always need to be an expensive thing!

If you need anymore reason to use WordPress CMS for your website, give us a call on 03 9998 2543 today or get in touch!

 

Gentle Folk eCommerce store

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From standard html site to WooCommerce store

Having previously built a website for Gentle Folk wines we were very happy when they decided it was time that they delved into the world of eCommerce and started selling their great range of award winning wines online. We immediately thought of WooCommerce and WordPress to build the site due to the flexibility of the system and the sheer number of plugins available to get even the most complex of jobs done. The site showcases all the new wines available and allows for the purchase of mixed dozens as well as individual bottles. It’s integrated very nicely with eWay for the payment gateway.

The site is simple,effective and responsive. What more could you want?

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Klipfolio and the Adwords Connector

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The new Klipfolio Adwords connector

We’ve been working with Klipfolio for some time now, but we were recently asked to build a dashboard using their newly released AdWords connector. Up until the last Klipfolio update the only way to connect to AdWords, was by linking AdWords and Google Analytics and connecting through the Google Analytics connector. Using the direct Google AdWords API allows you access to a larger range of fields and removes the need of integrating with Analytics.

The report our client was after needed to not only look good on screen but also in printed format, as one of the key requirements was for automatic reports to be sent weekly. What they were after was essentially a Campaign Performance Report, with all the standard metrics: Impressions, Clicks, Cost and Conversions.

With the new connector making set-up a breeze, the biggest challenge that we faced was grouping and collating campaigns run by three different advertising agencies. With some long, nested formula and a little bit of brute force, all the campaigns are grouped together and displaying as one. We have even managed to incorporate the AdWords Click-to-Call report into the Campaign Performance report, so the client also sees the number of calls.

With over 54,000 individual records filtering and grouping data by date range and campaign was a necessity, as no one wants to search through that many records looking for what they want.

As a result of this we ended up with three different reports.
1. Campaign performance for all time
2. Campaign performance over a user selected date range
3. Campaign performance over the last 2 weeks compared to the previous period

Each of these reports fill a unique requirement and works as a live, on screen report or can be automatically delivered to users across the business.
If you have business data that you think could be displayed better, get in touch with us to discuss Klipfolio and what it can do for you.

Working with Klipfolio and Adwords